Tag Archives: Board of Education

Region 16 ready to roll out one-to-one program

REGION 16 — When the 2018-19 school year begins in Region 16, every student in grades six through 12 will have their own Chromebook to use in class — that’s…

Administrators, board come to terms on new deal

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved a new three-year contract for administrators. The contract goes into effect July 2017 and runs through June 2020. The union’s membership…

Vote on changing school times pushed back

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education will not vote on a proposal to change the times schools start this year. Under the proposal, elementary schools would start at 9 a.m.,…

School board forms building committee for roof project

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved the formation of a building committee for a roof project at Woodland Regional High School. In the fall…

Plan to change school times draws criticism

NAUGATUCK — A proposal to change the times schools start in the borough has struck a nerve with parents, students and teachers. The Board of Education is proposing starting the…

Cleaning initiative comes under question

REGION 16 — Derek Muharem has introduced a number of new initiatives in the brief time he’s been principal at Long River Middle School. A new color scheme on the…

Region 16 collecting food donations

The Region 16 Board of Education and the Woodland Regional High School Student Council are sponsoring a Fill the Bus food drive to help families in need. Student government volunteers…

Times they could be a-changin’

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is looking for a way to help older students arrive to school more alert and ready to learn. Officials believe they may have found…

School chief gets new contract

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Board of Education last week approved a new three-year contract for Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke. The contract runs from July 1, 2017 through June 30,…

Board makes Tuesday late bus permanent

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education decided last week to make a late bus on Tuesdays at Long River Middle School a permanent option for students. The school,…